The Diocese of Knoxville has adopted the Science Curriculum from the State of Tennessee.

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The Eighth Grade Science Curriculum includes laboratory activities.  Students will be familiar with microscopes, laboratory measurement equipment, and be proficient in conducting a science experiment and write a formal laboratory report.


Students can access the on line version of their textbook using the link below:


The syllabus and proposed pacing guide for Eighth Grade Science includes Life Science: studying classification, biodiversity, natural selection; Chemistry;  and Physical Science including electricity, magnetism, and gravity.

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Saint Albert The Great Science Fair

The Saint Joseph School Saint Albert the Great Science Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 in the School Library from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 am. Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grades conducted individual experiments and will present their projects at the science fair.

Students who place first, second and third will participate in the Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair 2018 to be held March 26th – 29th, 2018 ( judging will be on March 27th, awards ceremony on March 29th) at Thompson Bowling Arena at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Periodic Table Websites

Can’t get enough of the Periodic Table and its elements?  Check out these websites!

Periodic Table. Click here.

Interactive Periodic Table:  Click here.

Natural Selection & Evolution Websites

Charles Darwin and Natural Selection Game and Quiz.  Click here.